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Talk to HerPedro Almodovar won the Best Original Screenplay Oscar for his moving story about the unlikely friendship of Benigno (Camara) and Marco (Grandinetti),...Talk to HerForeign Language, DramaPT112MRPedro Almodovar won the Best Original Screenplay Oscar for his moving story about the unlikely friendship of Benigno (Camara) and Marco (Grandinetti),...2003-05-30Geraldine ChaplinRosario FloresLeonor WatlingGeraldine Chaplin, Rosario Flores, Leonor WatlingSony Pictures Classics
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Genre: Foreign Language, Drama; Starring: Javier Camara, Dario Grandinetti, Geraldine Chaplin, Rosario Flores, Leonor Watling; Director: Pedro Almodovar; Author: Pedro Almodovar; Release Date Limited: 11/22/2002; Runtime (in minutes): 112; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics

Pedro Almodovar won the Best Original Screenplay Oscar for his moving story about the unlikely friendship of Benigno (Camara) and Marco (Grandinetti), two men in love with women in comas. The Academy got it right. Seamlessly weaving themes of loyalty, loneliness, and love, the movie pulsates with a richness not just of story and character, but of music as well (Caetano Veloso’s ”Cucurrucucu Paloma” is mesmerizing). Who but Almodovar could combine bullfights, sponge baths, and ballet with such sincerity?

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